Washington, DC – In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations where freshwater is changing around the globe and to determine why.
The National Ground Water Association has created this short video to help the public – and students in particular – understand the importance of ground water and consider the industry as a future career.
These three words can help well owners know how to protect their water quality: Test your water, tend to your well system, and treat your water if necessary.
Dec. 15, 2017, Australia – Australian research organization CSIRO has created a short video describing managed aquifer recharge, the concept of humans storing water underground.
Ground Water Canada visited Fleming College to see what students in the Resources Drilling and Blasting program were up to.
Published in Drilling
California – Stanford Earth’s Rosemary Knight recently spearheaded a project to map underground freshwater resources and forecast the intrusion of saltwater into aquifers beneath the California coastal town of Marina.
Published in Mapping
In a special video wrap-up of Ground Water Awareness Week, we look at how ground water festivals are educating children about water and a B.C. community that is standing strong in protecting its aquifer and ground water system.
Toronto – A new video has been created by the CSA Group on the standard for the design and installation of ground source heat pump systems for use in the United States and Canada.
Published in Geothermal
Las Vegas, NV – If you've missed him on the circuit, now is your chance to hear Peter S. Cartwright discuss water quality and emerging contaminants. Cartwright, an authority in this field, delivered his farewell lecture of the 2016 McEllhiney Lecture Series during Groundwater Week in December.
Singapore – Professor John Anthony Cherry was recently awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016 for his contributions to the advancement of ground water science policies, and technologies.
Batchewana First Nation, Ont. – First Nations and Human Rights Watch leaders react to a recent report from the watchdog organization that says Canada has failed to provide clean drinking water to many indigenous citizens, despite being one of the wealthiest nations in the world.
Published in Contamination
Urbana, IL – Here are nine best practices for private well management provided by PrivateWellClass.org. The first applies to all the others: keep good well records.
Urbana, IL – As this video from PrivateWellClass.org explains, there are a number of things a private well owner should check when a well is exposed to a forest fire.
Las Vegas – Guest lecturer Neil Mansuy previews his upcoming National Ground Water Expo workshop “Water Well Rehabilitation – Understanding Well Problems and Effective Solutions." The Expo runs from Dec. 15-17 in Las Vegas.
Published in Associations
Greenbelt, MD – Scientists using data from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) have found that the ground water beneath Northern India has been receding by as much as one foot per year over the past decade. After examining many environmental and climate factors, the team of hydrologists led by Matt Rodell of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., concluded that the loss is almost entirely due to human consumption. The animation shown here depicts the change in ground water levels as measured each month from January 2003 to June 2013.
Published in Mapping
Los Angeles – Ninety-six million reflective black balls were released into an LA reservoir in an effort to help keep the water from contamination and slow evaporation. America TV News reports.
Published in Surface Water
Protect Your Groundwater Day
September 4, 2018
OGWA golf tournament
September 21, 2018
Atlantic Ground Water Association Fall Convention
September 27-29, 2018
Communication Strategies for Water Professionals Seminar
October 23, 2018
World Water-Tech North America
October 24-25, 2018
GSA Annual Meeting
November 4-7, 2018